A special package of courses for those who wish to fast-track a career in the area of Public Relations or for those who have academic credentials such as degrees or diplomas in non-marketing areas and wish to gain additional certification as well as job related skills in this field.
A career in public relations offers challenging opportunities to solve communications problems in dynamic situations. Public relations professionals employed in government agencies, corporations and nonprofit organizations work on diverse communications projects, including public affairs, media relations, investor relations, corporate counselling, marketing communications, opinion research, crisis communications and sales promotion.
Employment possibilities exist in fundraising, legislative lobbying, cable TV and multimedia. Public relations is a profession for individuals possessing strong written and oral communication skills. Those who are able to work effectively as team members, analyze complex issues and solve communications problems under pressure are well suited to public relations.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
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